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Robusta Coffee Not as Robust Against Rising Temperatures, Research Shows

New research suggests that robusta coffee plants may not be as robust as commonly considered, particularly in environments with rising temperatures due to climate change. A study built upon 10…

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Hit The Grounds Running: Coffee-Filled Feet Help Robots Walk Faster

As more robots make coffee, humans at the University of California San Diego are finding that coffee also offers robots a little extra pep in their step. Roboticists at the…

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National Coffee Association Paper Promotes Coffee’s Potential to Reduce Depression

A new white paper commissioned by the National Coffee Association of the United States suggests that coffee drinkers are less likely to suffer from depression by as much as one…

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This Invasive Little Squirmer Might Help Fight Coffee Leaf Rust

With its ability to destroy coffee plants, spread and wipe out whole harvests and plantations, coffee leaf rust has been plaguing coffee growers for generations, including most recently throughout the…

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Researchers Explore Effects of Bacteria and Fungi in Coffee Plant Roots

Could there be heretofore hidden indicators of a coffee plant’s climate and pest resilience, and even its flavor characteristics? Scientists in Toronto are literally getting to the bottom of this…

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